About this Show

ABC 7 News at Noon

News News/Business. Simpson, Chenevey. New. (CC)

NETWORK
ABC

DURATION
00:30:00

RATING

SCANNED IN
Annapolis, MD, USA

SOURCE
Comcast Cable

TUNER
Channel 77 (543 MHz)

VIDEO CODEC
mpeg2video

AUDIO CODEC
ac3

PIXEL WIDTH
528

PIXEL HEIGHT
480

TOPIC FREQUENCY

Us 4, Roe 4, Wade 4, New York City 3, Washington 3, Manhattan 3, Sandy 3, Baltimore 2, Virginia 2, Alexandria 2, Newark 1, Supreme Court 1, Laguardia 1, Detector 1, York 1, Queens 1, Adam 1, Abc 1, Westwood 1, Ted 1,
Borrow a DVD
of this show
  ABC    ABC 7 News at Noon    News  News/Business.  
   Simpson, Chenevey. New. (CC)  

    October 30, 2012
    12:00 - 12:30pm EDT  

12:00pm
captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- dead inast 33 people states as hurricane they wreaks havoc on u.s..ast of the washington we are picking up filledces after a night wind and rain that drove homes.ds from their
12:01pm
>> more damage could still come pushe storm continues to land. we want to over -- we want to brandy, covering the in new york city. >> good afternoon. super storms and the lived up to all the warning. at least 18 people have been according to the press.ted 8 million are without power. sandy is leaving behind a path of death, darkness, and flooding as it moves inland. my gosh, there is no wall. it lost hurricane status on it made landfall winds, bute per hour still had enough strength to manhattan with a record storm surged, pushing the n to a staten island street.
12:02pm
new york city subways are also wonder several feet of water. >> our resources are ready to clean this up. a crane collapsed and is 0 stories above8 the street. a major hospital was evacuated backup generator sale. more than 50 homes were destroyed when two fires sparked in rockaway. >> there was a boat with us, we in in the boat and got there. firefighters rescued dozens e trapped using that boat. in new jersey family's retract in their flooded homes. >> we're trying to save as many lives as it is possible to save. snow is falling in multiple states. and millions are now without power throughout the region,
12:03pm
including all of manhattan, south the 34th street. it could be a week before the area fully recovers. we did learn that the new york may reopennge tomorrow. >> back to you. storm.onger a tropical but the storm is still capable of lots of damage. this on how long we feeling the effects of sandy. feeling it for the the week in terms of flooding. feel pretty comfortable you can venture out and about your business, but to caution.me to be safe as you off and assess the damage for the day. overripe pittsburgh at
12:04pm
this time. the wind is really strong across .he great lakes region feeling the wind effects and a continuingof rain last couple of hours here. we have this next map for you, e rainfall total, look at that. heavier amounts towards the bay. many of these rivers have not even crested yet. the wind is weakening and will continue to do so. keep in mind that jfk and laguardia, as was newark, are time. at this when they will open back up. i would expect that we would see later on this evening. back to the weather center, we e more details including peak wind gusts in a little
12:05pm
bit. >> thank you so much, jackie. power outages in the area are starting to subside. dominion, northern virginia, the most widespread damage. 100,000 customers have been left in the dark. they're hoping to get those lights back on soon. of rawions of gallons the river.ling into we have more on the effort to stop the filthy flow. >> we do have some good news just in. in the past 30 minutes or so officials have confirmed that restored ats been the water treatment facility.
12:06pm
rivern see part of the right behind us. last night, a few hours ago, power went out to the water facility. the palm stopped working and it mixture of storm water and sewage, pouring into the river. confirmedor's office us just a short time ago 10% of this water was actual liquid being stormrest water. we spoke to some residents who here along the riverbank that they knows while this was really bad, been a lot worse. summertime and lot of gople come down here to fishing and all of that.
12:07pm
seems that the season has pretty well ended. no one is doing that. >> it had to happen. the county executive and health department are keeping a on this situation and theyhat at no time did the county's drinking in any kind of danger and they have encouraged to stay away from some these waterways, including streams. ponds and streams. they say it will take several get these working back at full speed. as soon as we get more information, we will update viewers. windme of the worst of the passed. there are those concerned that aftermath has now shifted to flooding, particularly true in the huntington neighborhood. john joins us live.
12:08pm
>> as we all know, the worried the low-lying of alexandria, va., have lucky over the past with storm damage. it appears that they have a major bullet. x county police, still postwith a mobile command set up. the county buses earlier, even e just ins out her case. quite frankly, it has been g all morning long. high tide was at 9:00 this morning. it was at about 6 feet during storm, right the at street level. evacuated and
12:09pm
r were shut off as a precaution. spoke with one resident, a was asked to leave the monitor the tributary. >> income was far of the street. we did get filled up with canned and a can of gasoline. >> you can only imagine that was thinkingn luck was not on the side of , but it appears that things are changing for these residents. this afternoon the evacuation has been lifted. there is another high tide for alexandria and virginia, but right now the evacuation has been lifted. >> metro will resume its limited
12:10pm
schedules service this assessing after by hurricane sandy. officials say that they will restore normal service levels but in the meantime been canceled by amtrak in the northeast corridor today. officials will make a decision about wednesday's service later this afternoon. also, flights to and from our major airports are cancelled today. trying to get to 495 this morning, several passageways d due to the effects of hurricane family. have a constantly updated list wjla.com. , this is just one -- a list wjla.com -- a list at wjla.com. unprecedented, there are no campaign events planned.
12:11pm
the president has canceled an event for tomorrow. this event is just getting under ohio. more activities throughout the romney and paul ryan. storm watch coverage continues and we have an important you for the risks with using generators after a storm. a live look outside right now, there is a, after the storm. the storm.er storm. t[ mitt romney ] there are two very different paths
12:12pm
the country can take. one is a path represented by the president, which, at the end of four years, it'd mean we'd have $20 trillion in debt. i'll get people back to work with 12 million new jobs. i'm gonna make s sure that wget people off of food stamps
12:13pm
not by cutting the program but by getting them good jobs. i'll work with you. i'll lead you in an open and honest way and to ma sure that we all together maintain america as the hope of the earth. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just dayays later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that thelant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all jt lost our jobs.
12:14pm
we don't have an income. mmitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> one person is critically ill noon after being overcome by park -- by carbon monoxide. >> the fumes came from a being used to power the family's home. >> this is what happened in the block in the laurel section howard county this morning. it was around 4:45 when the occupant of the house
12:15pm
call authorities' when she became suspicious about what on here. authorities found that a generator had been placed in an open doorway that led to the garage.- t as a result, one male was baltimore shock trauma hospital. the general level of carbon in the man's blood was should normally be. >> they need to educate us more generators. power went out in this neighborhood at 5:00 last night restored at 7:30 this morning.
12:16pm
one male was transported to baltimore shock trauma hospital. in laurel, suzanne kennedy. >> thank you so much, suzanne. monoxide, of course, is odorless. unless you have a detector, no. i hope you do. >> absolutely. it is still so important today. there may still be live power so it is ok to, out at this time, but be safe and use extra caution. this is a really cool, high- satellite image. this takes you through the entire progression as it pulls out of the caribbean, goes up headed towards our area. all of these changes and
12:17pm
transitions, dry areas have been into the storm right before landfall. amazing and kind of beautiful, in a way. about 100 miles east of pittsburgh, expected to o thenorth and int by tomorrow, making its way into canada. really wrought day, still. wind out of the south, southwest, 12 miles per hour. that is a bit brisk. in terms of temperature we are at 31. those elevations off west, we are dealing with a lot of snow. it has been incredibly impressive, from skyline to westwood, that is where the has beennow
12:18pm
developing. we have some beautiful pictures viewers.ou from the kaiser in west virginia, sending the one. this one is from oakland, md., thank you. picture, see how limbs are just bent over? there have been blizzard ofditions out west, a lot power,eople are without so take a look. those of the tree limbs. , skiing, anyone? maryland, two inches. the wind gusts, we'll show you .he piece that we have seen point lookout maryland, 74 points.
12:19pm
64 mile per hour winds were in virginia and west land. windy conditions with showers still possible. day.ll be a cool degrees to 48 degrees. tonight, mostly clear with a few shers. here is your seven day forecast, maybe just a couple of morning. in the things look great portrait retreat -- things look great for trick or treating. >> thanks so much. >> remember, you can keep abc 7 news and weather with you when smartn youres phone. on your smartpp android, it would give critical information and news at your fingertips. for that and you can download the free application. coming up, water makes it nearly
12:20pm
for firefighters to inferno
12:21pm
12:22pm
>> this is an amazing video of a
12:23pm
in new york city overnight. destroyed over 80 homes in york, in queens. and happened at 11:00 last night in the breezy point area. firefighters had to wade through get to thewater to homes. get there inld not time. nearly 200 firefighters but therethe blaze, pocketsl putting out just today. was killed, amazingly. the initial cause still remains under investigation. they are now investigating a partial building collapse. take a look. >> there is no wall. that building that you are there, the office sought completely collapsed. a four story building in the a neighborhood of manhattan. officials said that strong source it did with the blame.ore or to
12:24pm
>> the body of a missing crew beenr from the bounty has recovered along the banks, but for thech continues doomed capt.. look at theng a ship after it sank. 14 others were rescued from two rafts by two j hawk e ship took after th sank.er and up, a freeze across the area. the storm chaser is out in straits and we will
12:25pm
12:26pm
anncr: which do you believe? what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do belilieve the supreme court... should orturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefull reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
12:27pm
>> the saturated grounds and recipe for thea trees going down. in northwest washington we at one giant tree that topple over. in the 5200 block, right between the intersection between connecticut and military road, is the scene we have. do want to point out that this exception, not the norm, for this neighborhood. one massive tree fell between damage tos, causing the homes here, with much to the damage neighboring house. the house on the left got clipped. is a look at the video that t earlier today from a angle, a different aspect.
12:28pm
,roofat the sides of the falling with this large tree. it, iried to bear hug get my arms halfway around. the ground this saturated, right in. once the ground is saturated, it e much to topple these trees. unfortunately, this tree was a victim. the upper level looks like it was hit. groundas bricks on the there were breaks on the like annd it smelled the roof exposed. the chimneys of both of these e lying in their front yards. the latest situation in washington. the neighbors have had power all night and all morning. >> that is good news. thank you, adam. coming up, we are heading to a look at aor of sandy on the
12:29pm
beach. >> how depressing is that, to beach. >> how depressing is that, to of that year gone? we had a good group of people. good gup of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising thitunited states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa actison is responsible for the content of this advertising. would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or save a mother's life.